About the firm

Mohammed & Kinyanjui Advocates is a leading Law Firm established in 1993 run by a competent and dedicated team offering personalized and professional services. The Firm is a leading litigation, corporate, conveyancing and commercial law practice in Kenya. It provides high quality comprehensive litigation, corporate, conveyancing and commercial legal advice to its clients. We engage in all aspects of civil law practice including all areas of corporate and commercial work, property and related litigation and arbitration. Some of our Lawyers have been on several advisory panels, or worked with various Law Society Committees, National Constitutional Conference, and the United Nations, FIDA Kenya, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, Conflict Resolution and National Environment Management Authority. The Firm is fully computerized and equipped with modern communication facilities and a substantial library containing publications relating to local legal practice, legal precedents as well as material from foreign common law jurisdictions. We have a team of 4 competent Advocates, and 15 support staff composing of Administrative Assistant, Accountant, Secretaries, Conveyancing Assistant, Conveyancing Clerks, Court Clerks, Registry Clerks, Dispatch/Court Messengers, Drivers and Process Servers. We believe client satisfaction is a reference and testimony of the quality of service we provide. We thus always strive towards providing excellence in our client services and have an inexhaustible drive and dedication towards maintaining these standards. We strive to provide unsurpassed legal expertise, client service, superior legal insight and innovative business solutions to legal issues.

Founding Partners

Jamila Mohammed

Until her recent appointment as a Court of Appeal judge, Jamila Mohammed was the Managing Partner also in charge of the Firm�s strategy and development. She is formerly a Judge of the Interim Independent Constitutional Dispute Resolution Court (IICDRC) holds a Masters of Arts Degree in Environmental Planning and Management and a Bachelor of Laws Degree from the University of Nairobi. She also holds a Diploma in Law from Kenya School of Law and is an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya. She is currently undertaking a Post Graduate Diploma in Islamic Finance and in the process of registering for PhD. She is a member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, Kenya Institute of Management (KIM), Institute of Certified Public Secretaries of Kenya, and the East African Law Society. She is also a Commissioner for Oaths and a Notary Public, and a registered Lead Expert for Environmental Impact Assessments and Environmental Audits by National Environment Management Authority (NEMA). She has vast experience and training in Conveyancing, Commercial matters and Islamic Banking and Finance, she served as a Legal Associate at Hamilton Harrison & Mathews Advocates and a researcher at the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP). She is an Arbitrator and Mediator. She was until recently the Vice Chairperson of the Federation of Women Lawyers (FIDA-Kenya) and the Vice Chairperson of the National Committee for the Prevention of Genocide, War Crimes, Crimes against Humanity and all forms of Discrimination. She was a member of the Law Society of Kenya Committee on Environment, Natural Resources and Conveyancing which was responsible for analyzing the new Land Laws.

Lydia Kinyanjui-Ciera

Lydia Kinyanjui - Ciera is the current Managing Partner and head of Litigation, business development and Human Resources. She holds a Bachelor of Laws Degree from the University of Nairobi, a Diploma in Law from Kenya School of Law and is an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya. She is a Member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, a Certified Public Secretary and a Commissioner for Oaths and Notary Public. She is currently undertaking a Masters in Diplomacy and International Relations at IDIS (Institute of Diplomacy & International Studies at University of Nairobi). She has vast experience of over 15 years in both Litigation and Commercial matters including credit/debit card collection. Further she has gained vast and valuable experience in The United Kingdom at the London Legal Service Commission where she worked for 3 years and as a Company Secretary at Dial-A-Gas in Kampala, Uganda for 3 years. She is also a member of several organizations where she has had occasions to sit on the Board.

Our firm's operating philosophy is to provide the highest quality of personalized service promptly to our clients.

Our Clients

Banks & Financial Institutions

  • Barclays Bank of Kenya Limited
  • Central Bank of Kenya
  • Chase Bank Limited
  • Co-operative Bank of Kenya Limited
  • Equity Bank Limited
  • First Community Bank
  • Gulf African Bank
  • Housing Finance Company of Kenya
  • Kenya Commercial Bank Limited
  • National Bank of Kenya Limited

Corporate Clientele

  • Africa Fund for Endangered Wildlife (AFEW Kenya)
  • African Institute of Capacity Development (AICAD)
  • Com 21 Limited
  • Hass Petroleum
  • Kenya Airports Authority
  • Kenyatta National Hospital
  • Kenya Pipeline Company Limited
  • Kenya Portland Cement Limited
  • Kenya Roads Board
  • Kenya Sugar Board
  • National Environment Management Authority (NEMA)
  • National Hospital Insurance Fund (NHIF)
  • National Social Security Fund (NSSF)
  • National Oil Corporation of Kenya Limited (NOCK)
  • Prism Investments Limited
  • Retirement Benefit Authorities
  • Safaricom Limited
  • Swift Smart Limited
  • Tea Board of Kenya Ltd
  • Telkom Kenya Limited
  • Watford Park Development Company Limited
  • Wildlife Clubs of Kenya